It was unclear before, but no longer: the Avalanche is interested in re-signing David Jones.
Jones’ agent, Ross Gurney, said preliminary discussions on a new contract have taken place, and that the Avalanche has indicated it wants Jones back.
Does this mean he’s coming back with the Avs? Of course not. Maybe the sides won’t agree on the numbers. The lure of the open market is always strong.
But for the Avs to express interest in one of their own potential unrestricted free agents is significant. Very often, they’ve simply let their UFAs go without so much as a word.
Gurney, incidentally, says Jones wants to